fighting spam and scams on the Internet
Victims never receive this non-existent fortune but are tricked into sending their money to the criminals, who remain anonymous. They hide their real identity and location by using fake names and fake postal addresses as well as communicating via anonymous free email accounts and mobile phones.
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Fraud email example:
From: Delixi Company <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 04:17:19 -0700
Subject: BE OUR AGENT
A company, Delixi Consults based in People Republic of China and has a
Chapter in England, is in need of representatives in Europe and North
America and Canada to represent its interests with some companies that
export products from China to this continents This message is send in
english for universal understanding. Our company Tao & ang Associate, a
small consultant company in P.R. of China and England has been mandated
to seek individuals in North America,Europe Asia and All over the World
for thispurpose. We are able to get your email address with the help of
marketing research based on your location.
The Representatives will act as a receiving payment agents and also
placing orders for goods and products from customers. You can be
compensated with between 10% and 15% for your service. We guarantee you a
minimum of$2,000 monthly part time and can reach $20,000 based on the
volume and experience as time goes on. All this is possible because of
delay in getting approval for oversea branch. If you are interested and
for more information, please send an email with your name and address
and cell phone number and fax to: